Manzanita Elementary School

8430 N 39th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85051
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 653 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Manzanita Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 35%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 653 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Manzanita Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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School Overview

Manzanita Elementary School's student population of 653 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
653 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Manzanita Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,956 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Manzanita Elementary School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AZ)
#1283 out of 1956 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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21%
35%
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27%
40%
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15-19%
24%
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
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American Indian
3%
5%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
63%
47%
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Black
8%
6%
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White
17%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
2%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Manzanita Elementary School's ranking?
Manzanita Elementary School is ranked #1283 out of 1,956 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 35% AZ state average), while 27% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AZ state average).
How many students attend Manzanita Elementary School?
653 students attend Manzanita Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of Manzanita Elementary School students are Hispanic, 17% of students are White, 8% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are American Indian, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Manzanita Elementary School?
Manzanita Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Manzanita Elementary School offer ?
Manzanita Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Manzanita Elementary School part of?
Manzanita Elementary School is part of Washington Elementary School District (4260).
In what neighborhood is Manzanita Elementary School located?
Manzanita Elementary School is located in the Stardust Skies neighborhood of Phoenix, AZ.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 653 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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